Michael Alec Rose – ‘Pre-Amble’ World Premiere

September 15, 2013

A lovely addition to the project. I have been contacted by a musician/writer in Iran,  Mehdi Aghamohammadi, who has sent me this-a poem made from our first day’s work. How lovely. On Dartmoor with Michael Alec Rose to ‘find’ his new piece, which we are sure is out on the Moor somewhere. Hayne Down, Bowerman’s […]

Reconstructing Bull in America (or Hubris)

August 24, 2013

 Re-imagining the ‘American Fantasy’ Here’s the Fantasy, in Rehearsal at Lysøen 30-5 14 Ole Bull/Peter Sheppard Sk?rved-American Fantasy on ‘The Hazel Dell’ ‘Home Sweet Home’ ‘Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel’ ‘Pop Goes the Weasel’, &  including  Ole Bull-Arkansas-the way it wouldn’t do, -the way it would do,   Ole Bull ‘A Cappriccio ma moderato’( London […]

Frederick Delius-Lullaby for a Modern Baby (1923)

August 3, 2013

Frederick Delius-Lullaby for a Modern Baby (1923) Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin Roderick Chadwick-Piano Troldhaugen, Bergen, Norway Bergen Festspillene 2013 Rehearsal Film (Lo-Fi!) More:LINK

Henze-Il Vitalino Raddoppiato (sneak peak)

July 17, 2013

Henze-Il Vitalino Raddoppiato (sneak peak of opening)-outtake from the day recording  Henze’s concerto ‘Il Vitalino Raddopiato. 15th July 2103.Thankyou to Mihailo Trandafilovski, Inbar Vernia (the harp part is my mainstay in this piece, and I cannot imagine it being done better than this!) Midori Komachi, Preetha Narayanan, Maggie Dziekonski, Annabelle Berthome Reynolds, Alice Barron, Uilleac […]

David Matthews-Beethoven Arrangements

July 17, 2013

Wilton’s Music Hall Monday 8th July 2013 730pm Beethoven Begins- Concert 3 ‘Bagatelles & Variations” Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skærved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde) (Engineer Jonathan Haskell- Astounding Sounds)   Beethoven/David Matthews-Bagatelle Op 119 No. 9 Beethoven/David Matthews-Adagio (from Piano Sonata in B flat Major, Op 22) Beethoven/David Matthews-Bagatelle Op 119 No. 11 […]

June 27, 2013

Diptych 1

June 20, 2013

Reicha-B flat Major Quartet Op 49 No 3   Unedited Outtakes of recording day: 20 06 13 Kreutzer Quartet: Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde Engineer: Jonathan Haskell Instruments: PSS-Stradivari 1698 ‘Joachim’, MT-Stradivari 1709 ‘Regent’, MG-Daniel Parker 1714, NH- G B Vuillaume ca.1840 Allegro assai[auto:http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Reicha-6-1st.mp3] Adagio[auto:http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Reicha-6-slow.mp3] Menuetto & Trio Allegretto-Allegro[auto:http://www.peter-sheppard-skaerved.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/reicha-6b-Menyet.mp3] Fuga – […]

Michael Hersch-”Images from a closed ward”

June 12, 2013

Michael Hersch-”Images from a closed ward” (2010)Lo-fi audio rip from Video St John’s Church, Waterloo, London. 29th June 2013 (‘War and Communities’) Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skaerved, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff, Neil Heyde)     On the 29th June 2013, the Kreutzers broughtMichael Hersch’s wonderful ‘Images from a Closed Ward’ at the Waterloo Festival,along with […]

David Gorton-’Austerity Measures’ (in rehearsal)

June 9, 2013

David Gorton-’Austerity Measures’ rehearsals and Performance. Wilton’s Music Hall June 12th 2013 But first-something to say about new music, players, and listeners… Dress Rehearsal at Wilton’s Music Hall 12th June 2013Engineer-Jonathan Haskell (Astouding Sounds)   Preliminary Rehearsals Full run through.11th June 2013 Extract (audio rip from videao) 9th June 2013 Kreutzer Quartet and Chris Redgate […]

Bergen-Rosendal Journal May/June 2013

June 6, 2013